Texas Governor Rick Perry produced by far the most memorable moment of Wednesday's Republican presidential debate, and his campaign likely ended in the process.

Already characterized as unready for prime time after several poor debate performances cast serious doubts on his candidacy, Perry hit a new low last night.

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Madonna has yet to announce what her 12th album, scheduled for release next year, will be called, but her new single, "Give Me All Your Love," has been leaked.

With hints of what made her '80s music great and elements of current-day pop, this song may get what its title demands among diehard fans of Her Madgesty.

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You don't often see an X Factor contestant compared to both chicken soup and the world's most famous vampire. But those were both descriptions bestowed on Josh Krajcik last night, following a strong rendition of "With A Little Help From My Friends."

What engendered such responses, the former from Paula and the latter from Simon? Josh's growls. His faces. His overall expressive demeanor.

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Are we looking at the next Beyonce Knowles?

Yes, it's early on The X Factor. And, yes, Simon Cowell is known for hyperbole. But it was hard to really argue with that judge last night after he compared 13-year old Rachel Crow to one of this generation's most iconic artists. Too much praise far too soon?

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Drew Ryniewicz grew a bit serious on The X Factor last night.

On an episode where the remaining 11 contestants selected songs from various movies, this 14-year old covered a Coldplay classic, "Fix You." She was praised by Paula Abdul for the "honest" performance, while Nicole Scherzinger used the rendition to take a swipe at Simon Cowell.

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Here we go again: A pregnant reality star who dated Mel Gibson briefly during the summer is telling friends that the actor is the father of her unborn baby.

Laura Bellizzi, 35, and Gibson, 55, denied the claim when contacted for comment, and a source close to Gibson insists that it’s “physically impossible.”

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America might have talent. But it no longer has Piers Morgan as a reality show judge.

“I’m leaving America’s Got Talent after 6 wonderful years,” Morgan Tweeted last night, following an announcement on his CNN talk show.“Turned out that juggling’s harder than it looks, so I’m going to focus on CNN.”

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Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has been fired amid the sexual abuse scandal that has roiled the university. He announced yesterday he would retire at season's end, only to be dismissed immediately just hours later.

The university's board of trustees voted late Wednesday night to fire Paterno.

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